Holly West is a crime fiction writer based in Los Angeles. She’s the author of the Mistress of Fortune series, set in 17th Century London and featuring amateur sleuth Isabel Wilde, a mistress to King Charles II who secretly makes her living as a fortuneteller. The first title in the series, Mistress of Fortune, was published by Harlequin’s Carina Press in February 2014. Its sequel, Mistress of Lies, is forthcoming in September 2014. When she’s not wandering the captivating streets of 17th century London, she can be found in her kitchen, testing recipes on her 1950 O’Keefe & Merritt stove. Find her online at hollywest.com.